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You Should Know…Emma Chasen

Shabbat doesn’t always look like a quiet dinner with candle lighting and prayers over wine and bread. Sometimes, it looks like a Free Britney...

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Walmart Pulls $40 ‘Scarves’ That Were Actually Jewish Prayer Shawls for Christians

“Why wear a tallis to shul when you can wear a very real product from Walmart?”

Trump’s Former Antisemitism Envoy Calls Trump Out for Meeting With Kanye West, Nick Fuentes

When he was president, Donald Trump hired Elan Carr as his State Department’s antisemitism monitor.

How Many Hebrew Israelites Are There, and How Worried Should Jews Be?

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Art Galleries Focus on Levity, Light for December Exhibits

Philadelphia may not have yet seen its first snow of the season, but December brings with it winter in earnest, including the shortest days...

Deeply Jewish Comedy Is Having a Moment, Even as Antisemitism Rocks Pop Culture

Two weeks after a Trump-supporting heckler threw a beer can at Ariel Elias ...

Joel Gibbs ‘Man of a Thousand Voices,’ Debuts Show about Jewish Grandfather Character

As a recent press release explained, Bucks County-based voice actor Joel Gibbs is starring as Sol Krupnick in “Meet Sol Krupnick,” “an on-stage, theatrical,...

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Acclaimed Jewish countertenor makes Philadelphia premiere at Kimmel Center

Acclaimed as a “young star” and “complete artist” by the New York Times and "extravagantly gifted... poised to redefine what’s possible for singers of this distinctive...

Israeli Coalition Deal Gives Itamar Ben-Gvir Control Over the Police, Including in the West...

Itamar Ben-Gvir, the right-wing Israeli politician ...

Nelson Cruz and Other Hispanic MLB Players Visit Israel to Promote Christian-Jewish Relations

On a recent Monday, the owner of a restaurant here captivated a group of 14 lunch patrons.
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Teenager Killed, 22 Injured in Jerusalem Bus Stop Bombings, the First in Years

Two bombs rocked bus stops at crowded entrances to Jerusalem early Wednesday morning.

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